The fans of the Star Wars saga need not to wait any further as The Force Awakens, the seventh installment of the sequel comes in theatres worldwide this December. This is the first film in the sequel trilogy since it was bought by The Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures in 2012. The film is set around 30 years after the ere of the Return of the Jedi.
Despite being in the hands of a new distributor, the brilliant minds behind the epic Star Wars are still intact: George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, was the creative consultant of the production. Michael Arndt wrote the initial script, which was then rewritten by J.J. Abrams and LawrenceKasdan. John Williams, the composer and the conductor of all six Star Wars films, dealt with the film score.
The original cast is still there, with Harrison Ford, still leading the film as Han Solo. His first appearance in Star Wars dates back to as far as the original film in 1977. His original character started when he got connected with Rebel Alliance, which is against the Galactic Empire. He then leads the Alliance in the following sequels. Harrison Ford also appeared in several films like Blade Runner, Air Force One and Apocalypse Now.
Carrie Fisher is still here as General Leia Organa, who serves as the Planet Alderaan’s princess. She then becomes a Rebel Alliance Sympathizer and the love interest of Han Solo. Later on, it was revealed that she was the twin sister of Luke Skywalker and further became a Jedi Master.
Mark Hamill remains as Luke Skywalker, the central protagonist of the film. He is the central figure in Rebel Alliance’s battle against the Galactic Empire and the son of Darth Vader, the fallen Jedi Anakin Skywalker.
Anthony Daniels still appears as the robot C-3PO, while Peter Mayhew still plays Chewbacca, a Wookie and an intelligent species who came from the planet Kashyyyk, and a good friend and co-pilot of Han Solo. Kenny Baker comes back as R2-D2 and Tim Rose as Admiral Ackbar.
The original cast will be joined by new faces, led by John Boyega, who plays as Finn, a storm trooper. John Boyega has previously starred in Half a Yellow Sun and Attack the Block. Oscar Isaac, meanwhile, plays the role of Poe Dameron, the best X-wing pilot ever to have landed in the galaxy. Isaac has formerly starred in Inside Llewyn Davis and Robin Hood.
Another name on the list is Adam Driver, who stars as Kylo Ryen, a member of Knights of Ren and a First Order Commander. Daisy Ridley, on the other hand, is named Rey in the new film, who is a self-dependent scavenger on Jakku. Oscar’s award-winning actress, , a thousand-year-old pirate.
Andy Serkis plays the role of Supreme Leader Snoke, the master of Kylo Ren and is influential and powerful on the dark side. Domhnall Gleeson is General Hux, the leader of Starkiller Base from the First Order.
Star Wars die-hards will surely love the new film as these new faces grace the much awaited The Force Awakens. Make your Star Wars experience more memorable with these limited Star Wars merchandise!